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Psycholinguistic and Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Second Language Learning and Teaching

Studies in Honor of Waldemar Marton

  • Krystyna Drozdzial-Szelest
  • Mirosław Pawlak
  • Provides a state-of-the-art account of the most important developments in the field of instructed second language acquisition

  • Combines psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic paradigms

  • Seeks to forge links between theory, research and classroom practice


Part of the Second Language Learning and Teaching book series (SLLT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Theoretical Considerations

  3. Research Projects

  4. Classroom Applications

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 245-250

About this book


The volume provides a state-of-the-art overview of key issues in second language learning and teaching, adopting as a point of reference both psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic perspectives. The papers included in the collection, which have been contributed by leading specialists in the field from Poland and abroad, touch upon important theoretical issues, report latest research findings and offer guidelines for classroom practice. The range of topics covered and the inclusion of concrete pedagogic proposals ensures that the book will be of interest to a wide audience, not only SLA specialists, but also methodologists, material designers, undergraduate and graduate students, and practitioners


Foreign Language Pedagogy Language Education Psycholinguistics Second Language Acquisition Sociolinguistics Teacher Education

Editors and affiliations

  • Krystyna Drozdzial-Szelest
    • 1
  • Mirosław Pawlak
    • 2
  1. 1., School of EnglishAdam Mickiewicz UniversityPoznanPoland
  2. 2., Faculty of Pedagogy and Fine ArtsAdam Mickiewicz UniversityKaliszPoland

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Psycholinguistic and Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Second Language Learning and Teaching
  • Book Subtitle Studies in Honor of Waldemar Marton
  • Editors Krystyna Drozdzial-Szelest
    Mirosław Pawlak
  • Series Title Second Language Learning and Teaching
  • Series Abbreviated Title Second Language Learning,Teaching
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law Education (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-642-23546-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-43179-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-23547-4
  • Series ISSN 2193-7648
  • Series E-ISSN 2193-7656
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 250
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Psycholinguistics
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